Cue another ethics complaint, this time from liberal group One Wisconsin Now. [Badger Herald]
Holtz also was accused of illegally using his School District email address to mount his statewide campaign after emails released to... One Wisconsin Now [Wisconsin State Journal]
Tony Evers won overwhelmingly against an opponent whose campaign centered on sending more of our tax dollars to private voucher schools.
Emails released to reporters and liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now earlier this month showed Holtz used his Whitnall School District email account to discuss campaign strategy with his wife during the school day. Whitnall serves Hales Corners and a portion of Greenfield. [Wisconsin State Journal]
The group One Wisconsin Now had found an email Holtz sent during work hours through these open records request... [USA Today Network]
In February, the offices of the Milwaukee and Rock County district attorneys were contacted by liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now, which requested the attorneys review whether Holtz campaigned on district time…Brunette said “it is very clear” Holtz “did enormous amounts of campaign work on district time” based on emails released to reporters and One […] [Wisconsin State Journal]
Lowell Holtz, who calls himself the “kidservative,” has promised to embrace local control, improve student performance, and attract and retain high-quality teachers. He was embroiled in a bit of controversy in February when John Humphries, who lost the primary election, said Holtz had suggested one of them end their campaign in exchange for a position […] [Amery Free Press]
One Wisconsin Now requested the district attorneys in Milwaukee County and Rock County investigate whether Holtz broke the law by misusing public resources. [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
Jenni Dye, research director for the liberal group One Wisconsin Now, questioned whether Republicans were interested in Schneider “because they think her money can paper over their party’s flaws.” [Associated Press]
Liberal group One Wisconsin Now has asked two district attorneys to investigate whether Holtz was illegally campaigning on government time. [Associated Press]
Evers and the liberal group One Wisconsin Now have hammered Holtz over a proposal he floated to then-candidate John Humphries in the run-up to the February primary. [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
The liberal group One Wisconsin Now found that Holtz had been soliciting wealthy Republican donors during his time on the school district’s clock. [Wisconsin Gazette]
One Wisconsin Now has asked district attorneys in Rock and Milwaukee counties to investigate whether Holtz illegally used public resources for campaign purposes. [Capital Times]
"Lowell Holtz spent months working on his campaign instead of doing the job he was paid to do by the taxpayers of his school district," said One Wisconsin Now. [Associated Press]
He was reprimanded for ethical lapses and criticized for questionable decisions by a school board that found his willingness to follow district policies lacking.
Records in Holtz’s personnel file were obtained by the Wisconsin State Journal under the state’s open records law, and from liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now. [Wisconsin State Journal]
Media Report Unmasks ‘Business Leader’ Behind Lowell Holtz Sleazy Election Deal to be Stephen Einhorn
WisPolitics.com is reporting Stephen Einhorn is one of the “business leaders” Lowell Holtz said encouraged him to try to negotiate a sleazy deal.
The commission made its determination in dismissing a complaint filed in February by liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now. [Wisconsin State Journal]
Failure of Election Commission to Act Doesn’t Make Lowell Holtz’s Proposed Election Bribe Any Less Sleazy
Inaction by the Wisconsin Elections Commission points to shortcomings in the law, not lack of sleaze in the conduct of Lowell Holtz when he proposed the bribe.
Scot Ross said that the commission's decision to drop the complaint "points to shortcomings in the law, not the lack of sleaze in the conduct of Lowell Holtz." [Associated Press]
Lowell Holtz says a liberal advocacy group is the "hit squad" for incumbent Tony Evers. Holtz made the accusation about One Wisconsin Now in a statement Wednesday. [Associated Press]
Brunette said he is seeking the reimbursement after Holtz’s old emails were released... to reporters and to liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now. [Wisconsin State Journal]
Liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now received Holtz's personnel file through an open records request and provided them to The Associated Press. [Associated Press]
Lowell Holtz was quick to brag about American Majority working for him but is failing to denounce the vile racism and sexism their executive director .
One Wisconsin Now said they provided three emails and news articles ... that show what they say is a pattern of misusing public resources to benefit Lowell Holtz’s campaign [Wisconsin State Journal]
Why are Republicans yet to speak out against Lowell Holtz in light of evidence of his repeated violations of state law prohibiting campaigning on public time.
“It never crossed my mind that I was going to be violating anything, and I’m still not sure if I violated anything,” Holtz said. [Associated Press]
"We’ve uncovered a handful of instances where he seemed to be using his official email for campaign related business ..." [Wisconsin Radio Network]
the biggest story to come out ... was whether challenger Lowell Holtz should be investigated for sending a political e-mail from a district account during school time [Urban Milwaukee]
A Wisconsin nonprofit asked district attorneys ... to start an investigation of state superintendent candidate Lowell Holtz for allegedly using public resources for his campaign. [Daily Cardinal]
One Wisconsin Now Requests Investigation of Lowell Holtz by Milwaukee, Rock County District Attorneys
One Wisconsin Now provided District Attorneys evidence that Lowell Holtz misused public resources to boost his campaign in possible violation of state law.
One Wisconsin Now recovered a campaign-focused email explaining Holtz's support among Republicans ... violate state laws prohibiting use of government resources for political campaigns [WSAU]
The email sent in May appears to be in violation of the state law prohibiting the use of government resources for campaign work. [Associated Press]
Jenni Dye said the email shows Lowell Holtz was once again using public resources scheming to solicit support for his campaign. [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
One Wisconsin Now filed a complaint with the state Elections Commission alleging election bribery, but ... the alleged deal is not covered by current state law [La Crosse Tribune]
One Wisconsin Now has filed a complaint with the state Election Commission, alleging a deal between Holtz and former candidate John Humphries [Wisc News]
One Wisconsin Now to file a complaint with the state Elections Commission alleging the job offer deal amounted to election bribery. [Wisconsin State Journal]
One Wisconsin Now research director Jenni Dye said ... "an abysmal lack of ethics and commitment to public service in pursuit of his personal political ambitions and enrichment." [Associated Press]
DeVos ... has spent at least $4.5 million on campaigns in Wisconsin to elect Republicans and other school choice advocates, according to One Wisconsin Now [Wisconsin Gazette]
Lowell Holtz Expected ‘Outside Groups’ to Handle Fundraising and Organizing for His Campaign for Superintendent of Public Instruction
Claiming someone else is doing the work for him is apparently not limited to the election bribe caper, according to records obtained by One Wisconsin Now.
The message from voters tonight is that they support our public schools and want someone with integrity to lead the Department of Public Instruction.
One Wisconsin Now has filed a complaint with the state Elections Commission, alleging that the proposal is possibly illegal. [Shepherd Express]
One Wisconsin Now filed an ethics complaint with the Wisconsin Election Commission. [Sheboygan Press]
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Lowell Holtz attempted to absolve himself of responsibility for a bungled and possibly illegal election bribe.
Liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now ... filed a complaint with the state Elections Commission alleging Holtz and Humphries engaged in election bribery. [Wisconsin State Journal]
One Wisconsin Now released the following statements on the latest revelations about the sleazy deal between the two school privatization supporters.
Advocacy group One Wisconsin Now has filed a complaint... alleging that the two challengers to State Superintendent Tony Evers may have violated the law. [WEAC]
A liberal group filed an ethics complaint Thursday alleging that state voting laws were broken when state school superintendent candidates discussed a taxpayer-funded job in exchange for support. [Daily Tribune]
Also on Thursday, the liberal advocacy group One Wisconsin Now filed a complaint with the state Elections Commission alleging bribery. [Associated Press]
One Wisconsin Now Files Formal Complaint, Seeks Investigation of John Humphries, Lowell Holtz Attempted Election Bribe
One Wisconsin Now filed a complaint today alleging the deal John Humphries and Lowell Holtz discussed was not just sleazy but possibly illegal.